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Why Edmonton is the place to be this winter!

January 4, 2017

With its short days and cold nights, winter can be a time where many people want to just bundle up and Netflix the chilly months away. But if you’re looking to shake off the winter blues and get out and …
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Calgary doesn’t have a Santa Claus parade, so here’s the nearby towns that do!

November 19, 2016

(Photo via Banff Lake Louise Tourism) It’s been ten years since Calgary hasn’t had a Santa Claus parade. You’ll remember that it closed so the city could build the Bow Tower, which has now been open for five years. But …
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Edmonton’s Canadian Finals Rodeo is the ultimate way to celebrate Alberta’s western heritage!

November 14, 2016

Presented in partnership with Travel Alberta The dust at the Canadian Rodeo Finals has settled, but I still think I got some in my teeth. This past weekend, we drove up to Edmonton to check out the rodeo finals, and …
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Everyone from Nickelback to The Rankin Family are playing the Fort Mac fundraiser!

May 31, 2016

For the last couple of weeks, there’s been rumours of a massive benefit concert for the people of Fort McMurray. And now we’re getting a better look at the pretty impressive lineup! The concert is called the Fire Aid Concert …
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How to spend 24 hours in the West Edmonton Mall and never run out of things to do!

February 5, 2016

Presented by Travel Alberta After 35 years, the West Edmonton Mall is undoubtedly synonymous with the Alberta’s capital city. For first time visitors to Edmonton, the mall is almost always a must-do, and even for people like me, who visit …
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A 21-point guide to enjoying Edmonton like never before!

August 24, 2015

So you’re driving into Edmonton and as soon as you start seeing the city, you realize one thing: “How am I going to see everything?” Well, chances are you won’t.  After having been to the city probably a dozen times, …
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Watch an Edmonton man randomly get invited to sing with the Foo Fighters and blow them away!

August 14, 2015

The Foo Fighters made their way through Alberta this week, with a sold out show in Calgary and Edmonton, and by all accounts the shows were amazing. Even if lead singer Dave Grohl was still recovering from a broken leg. But …
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Ed Sheeran interrupted a teen’s performance at the West Edmonton Mall and it’s perfect!

June 15, 2015

Even though I’m not a parent, I’m really loving this whole new trend of “the nice pop star.” (Even though I hope it’s not a trend.) By “nice pop star” I mean the kind of star that is doing really …
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Price is Right gives away a confusing trip to Edmonton

April 25, 2015

I think every single person I know has dreamed about being on the Price Is Right. There’s the shouting, the jumping, Drew Carey, Plinko, that little swiss guy going up the mountains and the prizes. You can win anything on the …
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Aloha from Edmonton: Catching big waves in Alberta’s capital city!

October 9, 2014

This post is presented by Travel Alberta Hawaii Tofino The Dominican Republic. When you think of surfing, those are likely the places you think of. You probably don’t think about Alberta, which would be fair. When it comes to landlocked …
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Watch: Harry Potter Potion or Small Canadian Town?

November 19, 2013

James and Oliver Phelps, stars of the Harry Potter movies were in Alberta today to promote the opening of Harry Potter: The Exhibition at Telus World of Science Edmonton.  I took this opportunity to introduce them to Canada’s newest game …
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